9 Things To Do In Colorado This Weekend
KUSA - The weekend is quickly approaching, bringing with it a plethora of options for activities to
enjoy across the state.
If you’re scratching your head as to what to do this weekend, here are our top 9 picks:
Aspen Laff Festival – Feb. 18 through 20 – Aspen - http://bit.ly/1dZnspd
Love to laugh? You’ll get a chance to do that all weekend at the Aspen Laff Festival. The Wheeler Opera house has a jammed packed lineup featuring a variety of stand-up and improv events. Heather McDonald, Gilbert Gottfried, Steve Byrne and Pet Holmes round out the three-day comedy experience.
Cripple Creek Ice Festival – Feb. 20 through 21 – Colorado Springs - http://bit.ly/1nYKa9t
The old west is turning to ice for the second weekend of the Cripple Creek Ice Festival. Climb on the sculptures, go down an ice slide or make your way through an ice maze. Top the day off with a refreshing beverage from the ice bar. The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
Westword Artopia – Feb. 20 – Denver - http://ticketf.ly/1Tp0MCG
Head to City Hall on Saturday for a night of art, culture and fashion during Artopia 2016. Explore eight spaces of art installations and exhibits showcasing some of the city’s most talented artists while sipping on cocktails with other art aficionados. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online.
Denver Jewish Film Festival – Feb. 10 through 21 – Denver - http://bit.ly/1yO6fcM
It’s the 20th year of celebrating some of the best in Jewish cinema in the Mile High City. Catch the tail end of the Denver Jewish Film festival this weekend for some of the latest films, many of which have a specific arts and culture focus. On Saturday, Vice Versa and The Pleasures of Being Out of Step. Tickets can be purchased online.
Butterfly Pavilion – Feb. 20 – Westminster - http://bit.ly/1OieHnt
Get into the Butterfly Pavilion for just $5 on Saturday. Explore the tropical rainforest where 1,600 free-flying butterflies roam. Visitors can also see a huge variety of other insects, arachnids, marine invertebrates, fish and turtles. The Butterfly Pavilion is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ALICE (in wonderland) – Feb 19 through 28 – Denver - http://bit.ly/1VRr27V
Watch a ballet rendition of Lewis Carroll’s most famous writings during ALICE (in wonderland) at the Ellie Caukins Opera House starting on Thursday. The ballet features choreography by Septime Webre and music by Matthew Piece, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Tickets start out at $30.
High Plains Snow Goose Festival – Feb. 18 through 21 – Lamar - http://bit.ly/1TsNB4X
Lovers of birds, watchable wildlife and historical heritage are likely to enjoy the 14th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival. Saturday night’s keynote speaker is Rick Write, the current Book Review Editor at Birding Magazine. This year’s festival features a photography contest. Anyone is welcome to enjoy both the indoor and outdoor programs and tours free of charge.
Denver Golf Expo – Feb. 19 through 21 - Denver - http://bit.ly/1QoGnbE
It may still be ski season, but it’s all about golf this weekend at the Denver Mart. Join fellow golf enthusiasts at the Denver Golf Expo where you can attend seminars like 30 Days to Break your Personal Par or Unlocking the Secrets to Successful Putting. Attendees can also enter contests to win prizes while checking out the latest and greatest in golf gear. Admission for adults is $13.
Girl Scout Cookie pairing night at Renegade Brewing – Feb. 18 through 19 – Denver – http://bit.ly/1LvT03v
If you’ve ever wondered which beers pair best with your favorite Girl Scout cookies, the folks at Renegade Brewing have got you covered. Enjoy the nostalgic sweet treats alongside Renegade’s beer selection. Tickets can be purchased online for $12.
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